The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides millions of families an opportunity to obtain health coverage through affordable health insurance or expanded Medicaid. Incorporating messages into your tax credit outreach efforts about how families can enroll for new health coverage, where to find help to apply, and how to obtain the new health insurance premium tax credit can have critical impact. To learn more about health insurance coverage under the ACA, visit www.HealthReformBeyondTheBasics.org.
This comprehensive site helps explain the major provisions of health reform through a series of in-depth “Beyond the Basics” policy webinars and other resources. Featured content includes:
- VITA Programs & the Affordable Care Act
- Health Reform Beyond the Basics Webinar Series Archive
- Health Insurance Premium & Subsidy Calculator
- ACA Tax Penalty Calculator
- Questions of the Day
AFFORDABLE CARE ACT: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW WEBINAR SERIES
As we gear up for the 2017 tax filing season, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is once again presenting a webinar series for volunteer tax preparers, outreach partners and others that explains what tax preparers need to know about the Affordable Care Act to complete 2016 tax returns and to assist low-income tax clients.
Part I: Premium Tax Credits
Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Part II: Determining Household Size and Income
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Part III: Plan Design
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Part IV: Exemptions and Penalties
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2016
Immigrant Eligibility for Insurance Affordability Programs
Date: Thursday, November 3, 2016
Complex Eligibility Scenarios
Date: Thursday, November 10, 2016
Preventing & Resolving Data-Matching Issues
Date: Thursday, November 17, 2016
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